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  • Greensboro student focuses on academics, aspires to own a restaurant

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jacob McPhaul is a senior at the Middle College at North Carolina A&T State University. He is 17-year-old and will graduate with a 3.7 GPA. McPhaul says he has always been focused on his academics, but a situation last fall furthered his commitment to excellence. McPhaul says he was walking home late one night when a man pulled up in a car. “Then all of a sudden he pulls out the gun, puts it to my head,” […]

  • Peeler Elementary students to play special performance after school destroyed by tornado

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The EF2 tornado that ripped through east Greensboro last month severely damaged Peeler Open Elementary School. “It was really sad because I’ve been there ever since kindergarten,” said Naziah Cearnal. “I’m about to graduate and we’re not about to graduate there anymore and I was really excited.” The school is now housed within Bluford STEM Academy. Cearnal and her friend Sarah Enriquez are fifth graders at Peeler Open. Both play the violin. “The violin is really important […]

  • Triad middle schooler leads by example

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — A Triad middle schooler is leading by example. Jahmeir Saigo is in the eighth grade at Jamestown Middle School in Jamestown. He is on top of his academics. The 14-year-old has all As. “I have a lot of afterschool activities,” says Saigo. “So, I don’t really have time to go back later and keep looking. I like to get my work done early.” We caught up with Saigo on a field trip. He and his classmates, who […]

  • Kernersville high school standout competing in racing event in Australia

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Triad teen is a standout in high school sports. Now, his talents are taking him to Australia. “It’s an awesome experience, a great experience, and a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” says Nickolas Childs. Childs, a junior at East Forsyth High School, will compete in the Down Under Sports Games in Australia. He runs the 100m, 200m, and 4×1 relay for his school. Childs will take part in racing events in July. Sports are important. He’s also on the […]

  • Guilford County student-athlete volunteers with children, gives back to her community

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Triad teen loves to give back. She puts her passion on display, so much so that she turned a volunteer opportunity into a paid job. “I love interacting with kids and just having them experience the enjoyment when I was a child puts a smile on my face,” said Kalayah Evans. Evans is a senior at Southern Guilford High School. She started volunteering at the Greensboro Children’s Museum during the summer before her freshman year. “Many […]

  • Three historic Atlanta-area attractions serve as memorials for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Atlanta – Fifty years after a gunman shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the country continues to honor the legacy of the civil rights leader. King was shot on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968. Today, the site is home to the National Civil Rights Museum. In Atlanta, visitors can tour places King spent a great portion of his time: The home he was born in, and Ebenezer Baptist Church. Those historic attractions are […]

  • Atlanta college celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King

    Atlanta – April 4 marks 50 years since a gunman killed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Morehouse College played a critical role in the development of the civil rights leader’s perspectives on non-violence and equality. “Our mission is to education men with disciplined minds to lead lives of leadership and service with a special responsibility for the stewardship of the Black community, history and culture,” said Morehouse College President Dr. David Thomas. King enrolled in Morehouse in 1944. He was […]

  • Piedmont native hopes to build on legacy at Atlanta college where Martin Luther King attended

    Atlanta — A Piedmont native strives to add to the 150-plus year legacy at Morehouse College. The all-male, historically black college helped build the foundation for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s perspective on non-violence and equality. Lewis Miles, who is from Thomasville, is an MLK Legacy Scholar at the Atlanta-area school. “[We] explore much of the lesser known and more known speeches, writings, sermons, even letters of correspondence,” Miles said. “It’s a really outstanding opportunity to engage in higher lever scholarship […]

  • Dance helps Greensboro student become well-rounded scholar

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Practice makes perfect. A Triad teen knows that very well, and that’s why he works to perfect his craft. “Dance brings out emotion,” said 15-year-old Avilon Tate. “It helps me express myself without speaking. So, if I’m having a bad day, [I] just put on a song and start moving the way I feel inside.” The Grimsley High School honor student started doing ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance when he was 18 months old. He joined his […]

  • Jamestown student finds success in academics, serving others

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — One Triad teen serves as an example that although being on top of your game is hard, it is possible. Cameron Blizard is a scholar, athlete and servant. “I want to make sure that I have a well-rounded resume and that I live a well-rounded life,” the 17-year-old said. Blizard, a junior at Ragsdale High School, keeps a busy schedule. He plays center on the school’s football team. Additionally, he is on Ragsdale’s wrestling team. He recently […]

  • High Point University student gives back to community

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Danasia Eubanks understands the importance of giving back to the community. She says it’s her responsibility, especially since the community has given so much to her. “I did not have it easy growing up,” says Eubanks. “I guess in a way I kind of get purpose from just giving back to people and trying to make lives better any way that I can.” Eubanks, a senior criminal justice major at High Point University, volunteered with the […]

  • Once-shy Penn-Griffin School of the Arts junior leading the way

    Being involved in extracurricular activities has helped a Triad teen break out of his shell. Breayan Sedano, 16, says he was timid and a bit shy. Now, the Penn-Griffin School of the Arts junior is leading the way. “In middle school, I was really shy and I didn’t really talk to anybody,” Sedano said. “But, when I got here it really brought me out of my shell and I like being really active.” Sedano is very active in his school’s […]

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